§ 70.38  UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF HIGHWAY SIGN OR MARKER.
   The Village Street Department, with reference to traffic-control signs, signals, or markers owned by the village, is authorized to indicate the ownership of the signs, signals, or markers in letters not less than 3/8 inch, or more than 3/4 inch in height, by use of a metal stamp, etching, or other permanent means.  Except for employees of the Village Street Department, police officers, contractors and their employees engaged in a highway construction contract or work on the highway approved by the village, it is unlawful for any person to possess a sign, signal, or marker so identified.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 11-313)  Penalty, see § 70.99